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Dodon has asked for penalties for army staff responsible for the decision and bans participation of country’s troops in military operations abroad without his consent.
Four generations of Moldovan teachers talk about the lessons of Soviet-era deportations to Siberia. From Ziarul de Garda.
Russia is at odds with Chisinau’s demand that the UN should put the issue of Russian troop withdrawal on the agenda.
Critics say that teaching on the subject has been far too little, partly because of the sensitivity of discussing the atrocities committed by the Romanian fascist state.
Chisinau’s treatment of Russian deputy PM ‘absolutely unacceptable,’ says Kremlin spokesman.
Although they are poles apart on relations with Russia, both major parties back the changes.
Readers make unusual choice in renaming contest, but feel it’s most representative of the country.
Reforms are supported by pro-Russian president and West-leaning ruling party, but critics say they will undermine democracy.
President Dodon accuses the West of orchestrating the move, which follows a junior coalition party’s departure from government over graft allegations.